Ragged Robin (Lychnis flos-cuculi)

  • Ragged Robin (Lychnis Flos-Cuculi)
    Credit: Franz Bley & H. Berdrow | "Botanisches Bilderbuch für Jung und Alt" | License: PD Old
  • Ragged Robin (Lychnis Flos-Cuculi)
    Credit: Paul Smith | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0 GFDL

Lychnis Flos-Cuculi, or more commonly know as Ragged Robin, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Lychnis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Lychnis Flos-Cuculi or Ragged Robin's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Montana, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Lychnis
  • Family: Caryophyllaceae
  • Order: Caryophyllales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I)
  • State Noxious Status: CT (PIB)
  • State Noxious Common Name: CT (ragged robin)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU)

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